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Unformatted text preview: Judaism was the worlds first monotheistic religion. The other two of the worlds largest monotheistic religions are based off of Judaism. Hinduism is one of the oldest religions in the world. However when compared with Judaism there are lots of similarities and differences. In this essay we will explore those points, both differences and similarities. In Judaism there is one God known as Yahweh. Yahweh is the creator and the way he created the world is by just making it himself. As described in the Old Testaments in Genesis, God just created everything and made it. The world belongs to God and the creator is separate from the creator. Meaning that God is separate from his creations and from the universe. He is the almighty controller. In Hinduism there are multiple Gods, Vishnu (the preserver), Brahma (the creator), and Shiva(the destroyer). This constitutes it as a polytheism. In Judaism the world is something that God creates and controls. But in Hinduism the world is cyclical. That means that the universe repeats something that God creates and controls....
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- Fall '08